China’s Ningxia Baichuantong begins trial runs at new MTBE unit

23 November 2012 09:54  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Ningxia Baichuantong Clean Energy has begun trial runs at its new 100,000 tonne/year methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) unit at Yinchuan in Ningxia province, a company source said on Friday.

The company is currently purchasing 200 tonnes/day of gas feedstock from Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group to support production at the new unit, according to the source.

It is not immediately clear as to when the company will be able to begin commercial production at the unit, the source added.

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